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Brock University is one of Canada’s top post-secondary institutions. Located in historic Niagara region, Brock offers all the benefits of a young and modern university in a safe, community-minded city with beautiful natural surroundings.

With 19,000 students in seven diverse Faculties, Brock University offers an academic experience that’s second to none. Our degree programs are designed with your future in mind. We focus on your career with co-op and service learning options that provide maximum exposure to your chosen field of study.

Brock is more than a school — it’s a community. There’s a variety of clubs, intramural athletic options and extracurricular activities to stimulate any interest. Beyond your own participation, cheer on the Brock Badgers in a wide variety of sports.

Areas of Expertise

Brock University offers a wide selection of innovative and established programs such as Accounting, Applied Linguistics, Biomedical Sciences, Business Administration, Child and Youth Studies, Computing and Network Communications, Concurrent Education programs, Medical Sciences, Kinesiology, Neuroscience, Oenology and Viticulture, Policing and Criminal Justice, and Sport Management. In addition, students are encouraged to participate in hands on learning environments including co-op, experiential education opportunities, teaching placements, field placements, Experience Plus and Med Plus programs, and research endeavours.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:2,400 bedsLowest: $6,115Highest: $7,620

The residence system at Brock can accommodate almost 2,400 students in six residence buildings or complexes. Brock offers traditional, semi-suite, and townhouse styles to accommodate students' preferences.

Off Campus Housing

Brock University provides a website to help students find appropriate off-campus housing. An up-to-date listing of accommodations can be found at the Student Life Office or by visiting https://brockocl.ca/.

Incoming Students

We make sure our students have all the tools they need to succeed. During the summer months, new students are invited to Smart Start; a transition program including specially designed first year academic advising sessions; LEAP; and BaseCamp. During Orientation Week (the first week of school), new students are introduced to the facilities and services available, and to the spirit Brock is so well known for. While attending Brock, students may access our Student Success Centre, which includes A-Z Learning Services, Aboriginal Student Services, and Academic Advising.

Career Planning

Career Services at Brock provides students with several career oriented programs including: - Experience Plus - a careers oriented, work experience program. - Med Plus - a health career exploration program. - Assisting Brock students with career exploration, employability skills development, and job search. - Recruiting employers to advertise employment opportunities at Brock and hire Brock student graduates.

Sports

Few institutions in Canada can compare to the high level of athletic achievement of Brock University. With 39 national championships and 76 provincial championships to our credit, the Brock Badgers have certainly established a traditional of excellence.

Clubs

Brock has over 80 clubs available for students to participate in. These range from clubs specific to the academic program you are studying to different areas of special interest. Some of our clubs include; Aboriginal Student Organization (ASO), Brock Animal Rights Club (BARC), Brock Anime Club, Brock University Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Brock Christian Fellowship, Brock Dance, Brock Italian Canadian Society (BICS), Brock Japan Club, Brock Musical Theatre Troupe, Brock Outdoors, Brock Polish Club, Brock Pride, Brock Rotoract, Brock Tamil Students’ Association, Brock University Geographical Society (BUGS), Brock University Students of History (BUSH), Brock Young Liberals, Campus for Christ, Child and Youth Studies (CHYS) Society, Community Health Science Student Council, Guinness Brock, International Students’ Association (ISA), Jewish Students’ Association (JSA), Linguistics Network, Muslim Students’ Association (MSA), Psyc Society, Recreation and Leisure Council, Brock Red Cross Youth Group, ROOTS: African-Caribbean Society, Sociology Student Association (SSA), Solidarity in Action (SIA), South Asian Student Alliance, Stumanity (Students for Humanity), and World University Service of Canada (WUSC). Please note that the clubs vary from year to year. The Brock University Students’ Union will financially support any student club as long as ten students are willing to join it.

Information Technology

All students have full access to both e-mail and the Internet through on-campus computer labs (PCs and Macs) or off-campus through wifi. All residence rooms are fully wired, and also feature wifi access. Every student receives an e-mail account when they register. The Brock campus is 100% wireless.

Cultural

Brock University features the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts - a 97,000 square-foot building, which is a dynamic hub of creative and intellectual activity. New facilities of this scope mean exceptional opportunities, especially given our emphasis on praxis, where creativity and research support a unique learning environment. Brock has also assumed ownership of Rodman Hall Arts Centre, Niagara's main art exhibition centre and one of Canada's leading art museums.

Special Services

Brock encourages and supports the full participation of students with disabilities in all aspects of campus life. The campus is almost entirely wheelchair accessible including four residence buildings. Specialized computer software and other adaptive technologies, library services, and various other support services are also available. The Student Development Centre also houses an Aboriginal Student Adviser, personal counselling services, and learning skills services.

Affiliated Institutions

Brock University is affiliated with the following institutions: Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary; Brock University Wellness Institute; and Rodman Hall.

International Involvement

Brock University has exchange programs with institutions all over the world including Germany, Wales, England, Korea, Japan, France, the United States, and many other countries. Summer courses in Italy are also available. The Classics Department offers archaeological training at working excavations usually in Cyprus and can facilitate participation in other archaeological projects in Europe and the Mediterranean. Study tours in Europe are also offered periodically.

Campus Tour

Campus tours are available Monday through Friday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., and will take approximately 1.25 hours. Tours can be custom designed for individuals who wish to meet with professors or coaches while they are on campus. For more information, contact Recruitment and Liaison Services or visit www.discover.brocku.ca

Modified on December 07, 2017

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